A Good Soldier of Jesus Christ

Young men and young women of the army of Jesus Christ, I want to begin by telling you a story. It is about a young man who, the day after his birthday in 1971, went as required by law to register for the draft. That young man was me. I did not mind registering so […]

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Giving Thanks in Adversity

There is certainly no question about it that adversity is a very common thing. It is so very common. In the world in which we live it is common. That that is true you cannot help but notice if you page through a newspaper or a news magazine for example. Almost on every page of […]

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“Feed my sheep!”, “But I am weak!”

A few weeks ago, I had the honor of receiving a letter from the Beacon Lights staff, asking me to write an article for the Beacon Lights on the subject of my “new pastoral work”. Usually, when one is asked to write an article or give a speech on some subject, he naturally turns to […]

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